Resources and support for Computer Science

Useful online resources for Computer Science students, plus technical and skills support.


Electronic resources

Information and Learning Commons electronic resources

Access a range of online resources brought to you by City's Library.

ILC electronic resources


Log in as a University member and use StarPlus to search for full text journal articles.

Access StarPlus

White Rose Research Online

This repository houses research papers from the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.

Access WRRO repository

Google Scholar

Open access academic literature.

Access Google Scholar

ACM Digital Library

E-journals, e-books and conference proceedings published by the Association for Computing Machinery.

Access ACM Digital Library


Open access repository of papers in mathematics, statistics, physics, computational finance, computational biology and computer science.

Access arXiv

IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL)

Full text documents from IEEE and IET.

Access IEEE/IET Electonic Library (IEL)


Open access repository for self archived papers. Subject areas include biology, computer science, linguistics, philosophy, psychology and neuroscience.

Access Cogprints

Lecture notes in computer science

E-book series covering computer science and information technology (full text access from 1973 until present day).

Access lecture notes in computer science


Multidisciplinary database covering computer science and other subjects

Access Scopus


Library and IT help

The librarian for your subject is Emily Herron. Contact Emily if you need help using University of Sheffield electronic resources.

For general library enquiries, email and staff will respond within one working day.

Research skills and critical thinking tutorials

For help on finding and evaluating information, copyright, avoiding plagiarism and referencing.

Research skills and critical thinking tutorials

301: Academic Skills Centre

Find skills development opportunities, including research experiences, study skills support and maths and statistics help.

301: Academic Skills Centre

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